FACTS & FIGURES
OWNER: Time Warner
HEADQUARTER: NYC, USA
SUBSCRIBERS: 49 million US (2016)
130 million (worldwide)
HBO is the oldest and longest continuously operating pay television service (basic or premium) in the United States, having been in operation since November 8, 1972. In 2016, HBO had an adjusted operating income of US$1.93 billion, compared to the US$1.88 billion it accrued in 2015. HBO has 49 million subscribers in the United States and 130 million worldwide as of 2016.
The network provides seven 24-hour multiplex channels, including HBO Comedy, HBO Latino, HBO Signature, and HBO Family. It launched the streaming service HBO Now in April 2015 and has over 2 million subscribers in the United States as of February 2017.
- FEATURED SHOWS -
GAME OF THRONES
Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne begins. Based on the bestselling book series by George R.R. Martin and created by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.
BIG LITTLE LIES
Based on Liane Moriarty's bestselling book, this darkly comedic series tells the tale of three mothers (Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley) whose seemingly perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.
A twisting tale of passion, intrigue and deception, conceived and directed by Steven Soderbergh. Mosaic focuses on the disappearance of a high-profile resident of picturesque Summit, Utah and the four-year effort by law-enforcement and civilians to discover the truth behind the crime.
Live without limits in a world where every human appetite can be indulged. From executive producers Lisa Joy, Jonathan Nolan and J.J. Abrams, comes this dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin.
Creator Issa Rae (The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl) stars as Issa Dee, who struggles to navigate the tricky professional and personal terrain of Los Angeles along with her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji).
THE DEFIANT ONES
This four-part docu-series explores the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.